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the spokesman about that and he said it is early. he did say controllers will be furloughed each day at every f.a.a. air traffic control facility which started yesterday. there were delays at lax last night because of sequestration. the cuts were ordered out of congress. although we could not find any delays at sfo this morning, we did find opinions. >> i wish they would cerate rt than across-the-board cuts. >> all budget cuts are difficult and all managers face that but you get the budget in balance and lower the government expenses it is worth it. painful but worth it. >> air traffic controllers are not happy about there and they will lose a day of work every other week and they hope that passengers will complain enough to get this changed. officials say necessity -- they have no choice they have to cut $600 million by the end of september from the budget so they will pull people from the air traffic control towers. expect delays through the end of september an the country l is a website you can check to see how it is looking at different airports across the country and we provided a link to that
the court to stop the furloughs, claiming they will cause major delays. the faa counters it had to begin the process to meet mandated spending cuts. >> just ahead at 6:00. the controversy over a t-shirt. what is on it that is stirring up a protest. >> a beautiful saturday, so what's ahead for tomorrow? meteorologist leigh glaser has it coming up next in the forecast. >> mike: what is a san francisco dog fish? i'm mike shumann. stick around for the answer. and steph curry was a brick layer today against denver. >>> a judge has ordered bpa be removed phloem state's list of reproductive toxins. last week it was put on a list of chemicals that cause cancer or birth defects but the chemical industry says it does not cause birth defects. a lawsuit was filed by the american chemistry counsel. -- council. bpa is used in plastics and metal food containers. >> may not be available until 2020 the dmv want yours input how to regulate driverless cars. google has been testing the cars for years. state regulators need to determine who we be at fault in a crash, the driver or the manufacturer? same ques
of the sequestration cuts ordered b congress. the f.a.a. says safety will not be compromised but there will be delays and today is the first big test as it is the first business day of the cuts. air traffic controllers hope that pressure from the public will stop the furloughs. this is going to be impactful and we agree there should be another way to accomplish this. airlines are not happy about this, either, and they say the passengers should tell the f.a.a. they don't like this and find other ways to cut. the f scheduled to last through the end of september. >> the ground staff of the german airlines have walked off the we job forcing germany's biggest carrier to cancel the majority of flights. some united passengers to germany may be booked on a different flight so check your ticket and the airline. >> oak police are searching for the down man involved in an attempted robbery in an upscale neighborhood on saturday night. the shooter tried to problem a man walking down the street but shot him and not taking anything. the victim was taken to the hospital and is stable condition. the shooter ran off.
approved boeing's revamped battery system for the dream liners. faa says it will send instructions this week and lifting the order gives boeing to retrofit the planes with a new battery system. it's dream liner fleet was grounded back in january after batteries caught fire on at least two jets. >>> coming up, the latest in the massachusetts manhunt. new details on capture of the terror suspect and boston celebrates the end of the nightmare. a might stone for alternative energy. there is a fleet of garbage >>. >>> welcome back at 8:30. we are taking a quick look at the weather. here is lisa argen. >> steadily warming temperatures making for a beautiful start. with plenty of sunshine, highs once again in the 60s in san francisco. upper 60s in the city. low 60s at our coast but across the bay, lower 70s. we got a few 80s returning. we had some 80s around san jose and morgan hill. also out by the delta where we are approaching around 60 right now. warmer temperatures for the second half of your weekend and then it gets hot with records in jeopardy for tuesday and wednesday. i'll let yo
and i don't think it's right. >> faa says this will not impact safety. the advice during this is check on the flight before head together airport we've got a link to a beb site that will do that for you so go to abc 7 news.com and click on see it on tv. at sfo, abc 7 news. >> mountain view company's efforts to develop bio fuel is getting a boost from the obama administration. the energy department awarded $2.5 million to cobalt technologies. this to test bio fuels for fuels for jets and ships part of the efforts to advance bio fuel technologies to bring down costs. a and identify effective processing technique that's don't come from food stock. >> up next yosemite park rangers welcome back a young girl who stole or borrowed two sticks what. she did on her visit. >> the search for computer programmers is competitive and how the super geniuses are taking a page to get the first deal. >> we can see clear conditions now but costal fog is making a come back. >> this is the traffic at 4:36. 680 north is oncoming traffic slowing down just a bit as it normally does. going southbound back towar
approved the revamped batteries for the 787 dreamliners. the faa said it will send instructions to airlines this week that lists the three-month-old grounding order. lifting the order gives boeing the go ahead to begin retrofitting planes with the new battery system. they have completed 20 test flights with the new technology. the dreamliner fleet was grounded, you may remember, in mid-january after batteries caught fire on at least two jets. >>> coming up next, the latest in the massachusetts manhunt. new details on the capture of the terror suspects as boston sell base the end of a nightmare. and a milestone for alternative energy. there's a fleet of garbage trucks that run on gas we've >> welcome back at 6:29 on this saturday morning. thank you for joining us. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meet lisa argen. >> the sun is up. we are anticipating a nice sunny, mild to warm afternoon. temperatures are cool, mainly in the 50s. some 40s at our coast. we are are looking at 50s at the half moon bay. tonight should be nice and comfortable with numbers dro
up to $10,000 just to sweep it all away. furloughs have started for 47,000 f.a.a. employees. that means there are fewer air traffic controllers at airports including here in the bay area. government budget cuts are forcinged it rail agencies to -- federal agencies to cut spending. no major flight delays in the bay area. and now to texas where tonight we are learning that the first responders who rushed in to put out the massive fire at the fertilizer plant in the small town of west paid a staggering price much higher than we initially thought. abc newsepte ithe.>> today tside explosion site at theexas fertilizer plant, the local sheriff told us that the first responders who died didn't have a chance. 14 people were killed and authorities say 12 of them were firefighters and paramedics and other, woulders there trying to -- workers trying to put out the initial fire that may have caused the explosion. >> our priority is the line of duty death investigation for the firefighters and first responders who lost their lives this this incident. >> reporter: it is one of the greatest
started for 47,000 f.a.a. employees. that means there are fewer air traffic controllers at airports including here in the bay area. government budget cuts are forcinged it rail agencies to -- federalagcies to endi no major flight delays in the bay area. and now to texas where tonight we are learning that the first responders who rushed in to put out the massive fire at the fertilizer plant in the small town of west paid a staggering price much higher than we initially thought. abc news reporter is there. >> today outside that massive explosion site at the texas fertilizer plant, the local sheriff told us that the first reonders who died didn't ve a chance. 14 people were killed and auies say 12 ofm we firefighters and paramedics and other, woulders there trying to -- workers trying to put out the initial fire that may have caused the explosion. >> our priority is the line of duty death investigation for the firefighters and first responders who lost their lives this this incident. >> reporter: it is one of the greatest losses of first responders since the 2007 charleston sofa factor
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